I think I'm no longer WTT...

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Registered: 09-10-2009
I think I'm no longer WTT...
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Mon, 11-02-2009 - 5:53pm

We were supposed to start TTC *next* month. Then on Sat, DH decided we just need to get over our fears and do it. So we started on Sunday. I'm pretty sure I Oed Sunday or Monday (I don't chart, but my cycles are really regular so I can guess my O date). So, looks like we started TTCing, huh?

I've waited 4 very long years for this. And now it's here. And man, am I scared out of my mind. I've been so patient--this is what I wanted--and yet I'm so full of all the, "What if?"s.

So, that's it. I'm officially into my first 2ww ever (DD wasn't planned). It's surreal.




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Wed, 11-04-2009 - 5:05pm
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Wed, 11-04-2009 - 6:31pm

Thanks so much for your response. I guess I agree with you that women in academia shouldn't HAVE to put their personal lives on hold. I guess I get so nervous because in a lot of ways, it's the stodgiest and least female-friendly career you can have.....but the bottom line is, that is unacceptable. I should be able to work towards my career goals and my family goals at the same time....and if one slows the other down slightly, then so be it.


That said....I got fitted for a diaphragm, and if we find out that this cycle didn't work, then we'll be careful for several months. Of course, NOW I've been hired to teach two courses during summer school....but if I have to back out of that, whatever.


You must be counting down the seconds until December. Just remember to take a deep breath and let the babymaking be FUN. Go into it knowing that it may or may not work these first few cycles, and either way, it won't be your fault. And if it doesn't work in time for your Africa trip, then you'll get to try again pretty soon. GOOD LUCK!!!

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Fri, 11-06-2009 - 8:26pm
Good luck incredimama!!
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Tue, 11-10-2009 - 3:46pm

Oh wow.


You're so lucky! I'm envious! You should be soooo excited! :D

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